65' Ferris wheel, 16,000 gallon aquarium, and a 7' Lil' Red made of LEGOs! Oh my! Come tour the new Scheels before it opens to the public! The tour will gather at 7:15 am, with a 7:30 am start time. After the tour, network with a coffee and some breakfast items from Scheel's new cafe, Grandma Ginna's! Limited spots available!
YP WEEK: BANKING ON TACOS September 25 12 - 1p.m. Food Bank of Lincoln 4840 Doris Bair Cir #A Cost: Free | Attendees purchase own lunch Register, here
Join us for some fun friendly competition! YP's will be broken up into four teams and will be competing for the best time and accuracy in packaging food items. Winners will win lunch and of course bragging rights. After some education on the Food Bank of Lincoln and all they do for in our community we will celebrate with some food truck tacos!
YP WEEK: CREATIVE COOKING & COCKTAILS September 25 5 - 7 p.m. Marz 1140 O St. Cost: $15 | 3 small plates & 2 sample cocktails included Register, here
Is Pinterest not giving you enough recipe ideas? Have you ever been in the grocery store or at a farmer’s market and wondered, "This produce item looks interesting but I have no idea what to do with it"? Come join us for an interactive night of locally sourced cooking, mixology, and learning more about an awesome nonprofit in Lincoln - Community Crops. Become a pro at easy recipes that use unique produce items such as fresh pumpkin, eggplant, and okra. Limited spots available.
YP WEEK: THE BEAN'S LIST: A LEARNING SESSION WITH THE COFFEE ROASTER September 26 7:30-9 a.m. The Coffee Roaster 5022 Old Cheney Rd., Suite 3 Cost: Free Register, here
Great coffee deserves to be skillfully roasted, which is a craft The Coffee Roaster has been focused on for over 20 years. Learn some tips on how to navigate the coffee aisle and make an educated selection when it comes to the most important part of the morning, an exceptional cup of coffee. Hear about the history of The Coffee Roaster, industry trends and brewing methods that will up your coffee game. Come for coffee and collaborative education. Join us for networking at 7:30, with the program starting at 8 a.m.
YP WEEK: WHISKEY DINNER September 26 6 - 8 p.m., Doors open at 5 Talon Room 230 N 12th St., Suite 1 Cost: $25 | Includes 4 course meal and paired whiskey samples Register, here
Whether you consider yourself a whiskey newbie or whiskey expert, we guarantee you'll think it's pretty neat! This four course plated meal will include a paired whiskey with each course. Whiskeys include Angel's Envy, Teeling Irish, Long Branch, and Slow & Low.
YP WEEK: FLY FIRE: GETTIN' SWEATY WITH IT September 27 7:15 -8 a.m. Tower Square 1300 P St. Cost: Free Register, here
Join us for a FLY Fire class in Tower Square! Flyfire high intensity interval class could easily be called one of the most efficient total body workouts you’ll ever do. Short burst, high intensity, calorie torching timed intervals including plyometrics, along with tools such as benches, body bars, and weights will ensure that your entire body is worked. Beginners welcome, showers and lockers will be available for participants.
YP WEEK: OUCH! THAT STEREOTYPE HURTS September 27 12 - 1p.m. Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Unite Room 1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 100 Cost: Free| Lunch is provided Register, here
Staying silent in the face of bias, stereotypes and demeaning comments or jokes permits these attitudes and behaviors to persist, thereby undermining our ability to create an inclusive community where everyone is welcomed and treated with respect. Hear from the energetic and captivating, Karen Kassenbaum, while she explores the impact of bias and stereotypes, explains why people don't speak up against bias and stereotypes, and helps participants learn techniques for speaking up against bias and stereotypes without blame or guilt.
YP WEEK: BUSINESS AFTER HOURS: MEET THE CANDIDATES September 27 4:30 -6 p.m. Cornhusker Bank 8310 O St. Cost: Free for preregistered, $10 at the door Register, here
Business After Hours is an event that attracts approximately 150 Chamber members and features hors d'oeuvres, two-cash bars and fun giveaways provided by the sponsor. This special event will include a special Meet the Candidates presentation.
YP WEEK: BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS September 28 7:30 - 9 a.m. Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Unite Room 1128 Lincoln Mall, Suite 100 Cost: Free| Breakfast is provided Register, here
Want to become a champion for the Lincoln community? Join us for breakfast and learn more about YP Champions - a fulfilling personal and professional development program for the community’s emerging leaders. Current Champions are also welcome and will be recognized for their efforts and contributions toward advancing Lincoln YPG. Join us for networking at 7:30, with the program starting at 8 a.m.YP WEEK: OH, THE PLACES YOU'LL MAKE September 28 12 - 1p.m. Firespring 1201 Infinity Court Cost: Free | Lunch is provided Register, here
What makes you feel connected to where you are? What makes a great place to live? Placemaking is an approach to designing and improving public spaces to create community. Placemaking requires imagination and collaboration - two things Lincoln has in spades. Come learn about placemaking in Lincoln and find out why you love Lincoln in ways you never realized!
YP WEEK: FALL FEST September 28 5-8 p.m. Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center 11700 SW 100th St., Denton, NE Cost: Free, $5 suggested donation
Come celebrate the Year of the Bird & twenty years of prairie with the Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center! Pack a picnic and come on out for music, art, wagon rides, kids' activities, and free cake & custard! Fun for all ages!